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College of Business records

Identifier: UA 674

Scope and Contents

Contains a variety of brochures, publications, and newsletters published by the BYU College of Business. Includes little in the way of official correspondence or minutes.


  • 1947-1989


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 35 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the University Archives Policy.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the College of Business records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

The College of Business had its beginnings when Benjamin Cluff organized the Commercial College in 1881. Following several curriculum and administrative changes, the Commercial College became the college of Commerce and Business Administration in 1921 under the guidance of George Brimhall. In 1957 the College of Business was created under the auspices of Ernest Wilkinson. In 1982 the College of Business moved into the Tanner Building, and in 1988 the College of Business changed its name to the Marriott School of Management. The deans of the College of Business were: William F. Edwards, 1951-1957 Weldon J. Taylor, 1957-1974 Bryce B. Orton, 1974-1975 Merrill J. Bateman, 1975-1979 William G. Dyer, 1979-1984 Paul H. Thompson, 1984-1989 Fred Skousen, 1989- .


14 boxes (7 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged in 14 series: 1. College of Business files, 1947-1986; 2. Department of Business Education files, 1955-1977; 3. Executive lecture series/awards, 1947-1989; 4. Graduate School of Management files, 1959-1987; 5. Master's of Public Administration files, 1975; 6. Master's of Business Administration files, 1966-1981; 7. Department of Economics files, 1963-1973; 8. Department of Accounting files, 1963-1985; 9. Department of Business Management files, 1961-1965; 10. College of Business Survey Research Center files, 1970-1974; 11. College of Organizational Behavior files, 1971-1975; 12. Skaggs Institute files; 13. National Advisory Council files; and 14. College of Business files, 1967-1987.

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Custodial History

Materials were transfered from BYU College of Business.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Department of Business.


Office files (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).

Processing Information

Processed; 2002.

Register of the College of Business records
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Revision Statements

  • 2009 September 23: GilEADized to correct small errors. Updated to DACS and CCLA compliance by Nate Smith.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US